This recipe was taken from the book ‘Red Velvet and Chocolate Heartache by Harry Eastwood. The book has the tag-line ‘The ultimate feel-good book of natural cakes that taste naughty’. The cakes and desserts in the book tend to incorporate vegetables and therefore a boon for the sweet-toothed FLF member!
Having made the fudge and tested it on as many willing tasters as I could find the most popular comments were that the beetroot could not be tasted and perhaps the fudge could have done with less sugar. However I did notice that the fudge did improve in taste and texture after a few days in the ‘fridge.
A more detailed recipe can be found on page 70 of Eastwood’s book but this is to tide you over while beetroot is in season. Continue reading